In the Media

A case about luggage with a great deal of judicial baggage

PUBLISHED September 5, 2015

On July 22, 2015, Mr Justice Peter Smith stood down from hearing a complex commercial case in which British Airways is a defendant. The airline asked the judge to recuse himself after a dispute about what happened to the judicial luggage on a trip home from Florence. How we laughed. But the case raises serious issues about judicial conduct which need urgent consideration by the Lord Chief Justice.

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